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Awaruite

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Awaruit
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Awaruit

Größe: 22x11x09 mm; Fundort: Josephine Creek, Josephine Co., Oregon, USA

Copyright: Rob Lavinsky
Contribution: slugslayer 2010-01-09
Locality: Josephine Creek / Josephine Co. / Oregon / USA
Awaruit
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Awaruit

Bildbreite: 12 mm; Fundort: Fluss Onot, Sajangebirge, Süd-Russland

Copyright: Pavel M. Kartashov
Contribution: slugslayer 2009-04-19
Locality: Onot, Fluss / Sajangebirge (Sayan Mts) / Südrussland, Föderationskreis / Russland
Awaruit-Adern in Silikat-Awaruit-Matrix
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Awaruit-Adern in Silikat-Awaruit-Matrix

Bildbreite: 6 mm; Fundort: Josephine Creek, Josephine Co., Oregon, USA

Copyright: Pavel M. Kartashov
Contribution: slugslayer 2010-01-09
Locality: Josephine Creek / Josephine Co. / Oregon / USA
Awaruit
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Awaruit

Awaruit mit Limonit, Größe: 4 x 2,5 cm, Fundort: Josephine Creek, Josephine Co., Oregon, USA

Copyright: Rob Woodside
Contribution: thdun5 2011-01-11
Locality: Josephine Creek / Josephine Co. / Oregon / USA
Awaruit
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Awaruit

Größe: 10 mm; Fundort: Josephine Creek, Josephine Co., Oregon, USA

Copyright: Paul Bongaerts
Contribution: slugslayer 2010-01-08
Locality: Josephine Creek / Josephine Co. / Oregon / USA
Awaruit
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Awaruit

Nugget; Josephine Creek, Josephine Co., Oregon, USA; 1,3 x 0,8 mm

Collection: rtbstone
Copyright: rtbstone
Contribution: rtbstone 2010-01-08
Locality: Josephine Creek / Josephine Co. / Oregon / USA

Collectors Summary

Color grauweiß, silberweiß, zinnweiß
Streak color hellgrau
Lustre Metallglanz
Hardness (Mohs) 5
Solubility +++ Säuren
Crystal System kubisch, Pm3m

Chemism

Chem­ical formula

Ni3Fe

Chem­ical com­po­si­tion

Eisen, Nickel

Unit weight: 231.92546 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 4

Info

Empirical formula:

Ni3Fe

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Iron

Fe

24.08

1

25.00

55.8452000

55.8452000

Nickel

Ni

75.92

3

75.00

58.6934200

176.0802600

Anal­y­sis wt%

Fe : 27.02, Ni : 69.06, Co : 2.75 (Ref: American Mineralogist 60)

Strunz 9th edi­tion incl. updates

1.AE.20

1: Elemente (Metalle, intermetallische Legierungen, Metalloide u. Nichtmetalle, Carbide, Silicide, Nitride u. Phosphide)
A: Metalle und intermetallische Legierungen
E: Eisen-Chrom-Familie
20:Awaruit-Gruppe

Lapis Clas­sifica­tion

I/A.08-040

I: ELEMENTE
A: Metalle und intermetallische Verbindungen

Clas­sifica­tion by Hölzel

1.AF.140

1: ELEMENTS
A: Metals, Intermetallic Compounds, and Alloys
F: Fe-Cr-Group
1: cubic

Dana 8th edi­tion

01.01.11.04

01: Native Elements and Alloys
01: Native Elements with metallic elements other than the platinum group
11: Iron-Nickel group

IMA sta­tus

Erstbeschreibung vor CNMNC-Gründung (1959), als Mineral meist anerkannt

Min­eral sta­tus

anerkanntes Mineral

Optical Properties

Color

grauweiß, silberweiß, zinnweiß

Streak color

hellgrau

Diaphane­ity (Trans­parency)

opak

Lus­tre

Metallglanz

Reflec­tiv­ity: (Lambda nm) ↓, ↑, Ø

(400) 54.40, , 54.40
(420) 56.00, , 56.00
(440) 57.60, , 57.60
(460) 59.10, , 59.10
(480) 60.40, , 60.40
(500) 61.40, , 61.40
(520) 62.40, , 62.40
(540) 63.10, , 63.10
(560) 63.80, , 63.80
(580) 64.40, , 64.40
(600) 64.80, , 64.80
(620) 65.20, , 65.20
(640) 65.50, , 65.50
(660) 65.70, , 65.70
(680) 66.10, , 66.10
(700) 66.40, , 66.40

Reflection chart Awaruite

Reflec­tiv­ity Ø

62.27

Crystallography

Crystal Sys­tem

kubisch

Class (H-M)

m3m

Space Group number

221

Space Group

Pm3m

Cell param­e­ters a (Å)

3.59

Cell param­e­ters b (Å)

-

Cell param­e­ters c (Å)

-

Cell param­e­ters a/b or c/a

1

Cell param­e­ters c/b

-

Cell param­e­ters α

90°

Cell param­e­ters β

90°

Cell param­e­ters γ

90°

Z

1

Volumne (ų)

46.268

X-Ray Pow­der Diffrac­tion

2.044(10),
1.772(6),
1.253(3),
1.069(4),
1.023(1),
0.814(1),
0.792(1)

XRD chart Awaruite

Calculated from d-spacing and intensity at 0.1541838 nm (Cu)

Crystal Structure 3D

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Physical Properties

Hard­ness (Mohs)

5

VHN (Hard­ness Vick­ers)

314 (50g)

Density (g/cm³)

8 (gemessen) 8.323 (berechnet)

8.323 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Insta­bil­ity

+++ Säuren

(Co-)Type locality

(Co-)Type locality

Neuseeland/South Island/West Coast, Region/Gorge River

Preface

Name from

Der Name ist abgeleitet von Awarua Bay, South Island, New Zealand. Dort wurde jedoch kein Awaruit gefunden.

Author (Name, Year)

Skey, 1885

Col­lector informa­tion

Die besten Sammlungsstücke sind bis 3 cm große Nuggets aus dem Josephine Creek, Josephine Co., Oregon, USA und dem Smith River, Nordkalifornien, USA.

References

American Mineralogist 45 (1960), 450.

Mineralogical Magazine 43 (1980), 647.

Canadian Mineralogist 28 (1990), 751.

Handbook of Mineralogy (Anthony et al.), 1 (1990), 38.

American Mineralogist 76 (1991), 1356.

Canadian Mineralogist 38 (2000), 585.

Strunz Mineralogical Tables 9. Edition (2001), 42.

Journal of Alloys and Compounds 343 (2002), 192.

Other languages

German

Awaruit

French

Awaruite

English

Awaruite

Spanish

Awaruíta

Russian

Аваруит

Japanese

アワル鉱

Simplified Chinese

铁镍矿

old name

Josephinit

nach dem Vorkommen im Josephine Peridotit, Oregon, USA (Leavell, D.N. (1983) Ph.D. Dissertation University of Massachusetts)

Alternative Name

Bobrovkit

Bobrovkita

Bobrovkite

Josephinita

Josephinite

Souesit

Souesita

Souesite

CNMNC symbol

Symbol

Awr

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German pages

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English pages

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Russian pages

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German pages

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